#Local Government

Planning permission has been lodged with Roscommon Co. Council for a Monster Battery Energy Storage Facility adjacent to the Flagford Power Station, just outside Carrick-on-Shannon.

This development, if approved, would comprise of up to 31 shipping containers storing very large quantities of LITHIUM - ION Batteries together with converter units for each container and a 110KV station. There is a huge risk of fire in addition to the Environmental and social impact.

STOP Carrick battery Energy Storage facility
We, the undersigned, wish to express our full and complete objection to the proposed development of a massive Battery Energy Storage facility, adjacent to the Flagford Power station, just outside Carrick-on-Shannon.
Our key areas of concern are:
• Fire risk
• Noise pollution
• Environmental impact
• Socio-economic impact
• Devaluation of property in the area
• Stagnation of further residential development
• Flood risk - (Proposed site is on a flood plain)
• Tourism impact

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The STOP Flagford Battery Energy Storage facility petition to Carrick-on-Shannon was written by N M and is in the category Local Government at GoPetition.